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Meeting Videos and Presentations

Videos of presentations from the 2022 International Christmas Tree Research and Extension conference. Fallen Leaf Lake, CA June 4-9, 2022.

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Looking for Something New This Holiday Season? Try an Exotic Species This Year.

Corkbark fir. Photo by Bert Cregg, MSU.
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Corkbar fir
Concolor fir
Nordmann fir
Turkish fir
Canaan fir
Korean fir
Black hills spruce
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Links to videos on a variety of Christmas tree topics to get you in the holiday spirit!

Click the links below to watch some excellent videos from the It’s Christmas. Keep it Real campaign of the Christmas Tree Promotion Board. The videos cover topics like Christmas tree production, selecting a tree, decorating and lighting tips, and recycling your tree. The videos are enertaining and informative and are sure to get you into the spirti of Christmas!
 

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Merry Christmas! Looking for a Tree? Visit the Choose and Cut and Retail lots section of our website.

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Michigan Christmas tree farms are following guidelines to keep you and your family safe while finding your perfect Christmas tree. When vistiting the farm or retail lot, wear a mask, wash your hands and keep a 6-foot distance from other customers. Thanks for keeping it real this Christmas!

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Living Christmas trees: Another real tree option

Living, container-grown Christmas tree. Photo credit: Frank Genovese, Candy Cane Tree Farm
Container-grown tree

Enjoy holiday memories for years to come with a living tree.

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It's Christmas. Keep It Real.

Real Christmas trees bring real joy! The warm tradition, joyful scent and natural beauty simply cannot be manufactured. Use the MCTA's choose and cut or retail locators to find the centerpiece of your Christmas tradition!

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Recycling Your Christmas Tree

As many of you are heading out and picking that perfect real Christmas tree to trim, here is one more reason you are making the right choice. Real Christmas trees are 100 percent recyclable and biodegradable, making your Christmas green in more than one way.

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All Things Christmas - The Natural Version

Its the most wonderful time of the year. The culmination of the Thanksgiving holiday has subsided and we are heading into a new season Christmas. Meaning, its finally time to put up your fresh, real tree and decorate for the holidays.

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Debunking the Real Christmas Tree Myths

 

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Advice for First-Time Buyers of Real Trees

The time has come to toss your artificial tree where it belongs – in the trash. Real Christmas trees need a little love and care, but nothing compares to the aroma of a fresh, Michigan grown Christmas tree in your home.  With proper care, fresh trees are grown to last from Thanksgiving through Christmas.

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Before, During, and After Christmas Tree Tips

Christmas only comes once a year so it’s important to select the perfect tree to decorate, but picking a tree suitable to display in your home can be a daunting task. Good thing Michigan trees come in a  variety of species, sizes, and tree farms for you to choose from this holiday season. 

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Choose and Cut or Retail Lot?

Congratulations, you made the decision to celebrate the holiday season with a fresh, farm-grown Christmas tree. Luckily for Michiganders, Christmas tree farms are located all over the mitten state, including the Upper Peninsula.

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The Toxic Side of Artificial Trees

Every December, people flock to superstores to do the “green” thing: purchase an artificial tree in hopes of saving a few trees from being chopped down.

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Give Back With Trees For Troops

Waking up on Christmas morning to the sight of a Christmas tree is a luxury that not everyone is able to experience – including many of the soldiers fighting for our country and their beloved families.

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Extinguishing the Fire Myths

People have an irrational fear of their real Christmas trees catching fire. Real trees have gained a bad rap due to numerous years of poor education and miscommunication on how they should be properly cared for.

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How to Have a Green Christmas

How to Have a Green Christmas

Every Christmas many are faced with a major decision: decorate their home with a fresh, real Christmas tree or purchase an imported, artificial tree.

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Find the Perfect Christmas Tree

Find the Perfect Christmas Tree
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Don’t judge a Christmas tree by its appearance. Michigan Christmas Tree farmers grow a variety of species each year. Some trees are ideal for heavy ornaments, while others bring a pleasent aroma into your home. It's important to select a tree that fits your needs. We put together a list of Michigan Christmas tree species to make finding the perfect Christmas tree simple. The following trees can be found at most Michigan Christmas Tree Association farms. 

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Christmas Trees: Then and Now

Christmas Trees: Then and Now

Trees during the winter season symbolize, joy, winter, and, best of all, Christmas. The magnificent Christmas tree has always been an imperative part of Christmas, or has it? Real Christmas trees date back many, many years but they had a difficult time reaching center stage.

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